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Thank you for your interest in working for Maker Ed! We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

Development Assistant

The Development Assistant is responsible for supporting the Director of Partnerships and Development (DPD) in building and sustaining Maker Ed’s philanthropic mission to strengthen the maker education movement. This position is responsible for providing administrative, writing, and research support for the DPD and tracking and implementing fundraising activities for the organization. This is a half-time position (20 hours per week) that reports to the DPD. The compensation range for this position is $20–25 per hour, depending on experience. 

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. For more information about the role and how to apply, please read the full job description.

Maker Ed’s office is located in Oakland, CA. Remote applicants are welcome to apply, however, please note in your cover letter or email if you are applying as a remote candidate.

Maker Education Initiative is a project of Tides Center, an “at-will” and equal opportunity employer. Maker Ed is committed to equity as an organizational priority and we strongly encourage applicants from a diversity of backgrounds and from communities most impacted by an unjust education system. Employees shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity (including pregnancy and/or gender expression), color, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.